The "Israel Studies and Jewish Studies in America," conference is sponsored by American University's Center for Israel Studies and Jewish Studies Program, the Israel Institute (Jerusalem and Washington), and by Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich.
"The Invisible Men" film screening and discussion with the director
The Gianni Room (MGC 200)
'The Invisible Men' tells the story of gay Palestinians who have run away from their families and are now hiding illegally in Tel Aviv. Their stories are told through the film's heroes: Louie, 32 years old, a gay Palestinian who has been hiding in Tel Aviv for the past 8 years; Abdu, 24 years old, who was exposed as gay in Ramallah and then accused of espionage and tortured by Palestinian ...more
This lecture is part of the Holocaust Studies Forum by the Jewish Studies Program, Department of History, and US Holocaust Memorial Museum. The Holocaust Studies Forum connects top scholars in the field of Holocaust research with American University students and the broader public through a series of lectures and discussions. For this lecture Omer Bartov will be presenting a talk titled ...more
Reflections on Israel at 65: Can President Obama Revive the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process?
A panel of AU professors will discuss the prospects for Israeli/Palestinian peace as well as Israel's relations with other countries in the region on the occasion of Israel's 65th Anniversary and in light of President Obama's recent trip to Israel. This student-organized event features SIS Professor Guy Ziv, SIS Adjunct Professor Dan Arbell, and SIS and Washington Semester Professor Mohamed ...more